Veteranclaims’s Blog

October 27, 2011

Agent Orange, New Leukemia Treatment Compound Tested

Filed under: Uncategorized — veteranclaims @ 5:12 pm

Hopefully this new compound will soon be available to those Veterans and their children who develop Acute Leukemia following exposure to Agent Orange.

Full article at: “Compound Found in Common Wart Treatment Shows Promise as Leukemia Therapy”

ScienceDaily (Oct. 26, 2011) — “A new potential leukemia therapy targets only cancer cells, while leaving healthy cells alone. Many current chemotherapy treatments affect cancer cells and healthy cells, causing significant side effects, such as fatigue, hair loss, nausea, anxiety and depression.”

“The molecules used to create this anti-leukemic agent are structurally similar to the compound found in many gout treatments and over-the-counter products used to treat warts, which also prevent cell growth.”


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